Can Boosting Minority Car-Ownership Rates Narrow Inter-Racial Employment Gaps?

@article{Raphael2000CanBM,
  title={Can Boosting Minority Car-Ownership Rates Narrow Inter-Racial Employment Gaps?},
  author={Steven Raphael and Michael A. Stoll},
  journal={Brookings-Wharton Papers on Urban Affairs},
  year={2000},
  volume={2001},
  pages={145 - 99}
}
In this paper, we assess whether boosting minority car-ownership rates would narrow inter-racial employment rate differentials. We pursue two empirical strategies. First, we explore whether the effect of auto ownership on the probability of being employed is greater for more segregated groups of workers. Exploiting the fact that African-Americans are considerably more segregated from whites than are Latinos, we estimate car-employment effects for blacks, Latinos, and whites and test whether… 

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